Goodbye Goodness V!…..Hello Viva Natural Health!

It feels strange writing a blog post on this page! Its been almost 1 year since my last post and now I’m writing my last! (On this website anyway!) For those who don’t know, I started Goodness V. as an outlet for me to cope with my own health issues during my late teens/early 20’s. I…

Return of the Missing Period

  ***Foreword: This is the main blog post I have been waiting to write. I was actually in the process of writing about this subject, but now I can finally say… I DID IT!. All that visualization, manifesting and nourishing my body paid off. My 2016 goal was accomplished, with just 2 weeks until the…

Hair Mineral Analysis Testing (HMAT) Results

Back in September I received the results of my Hair Mineral Analysis test (HMAT) which I ordered to rule out any heavy metal toxicity in my system, and to give me an indicator as to whether my mineral stores were adequate. (Sorry it took so long for me to write this post, I know some…

How I’m Overcoming my Food Sensitivities

I first noticed symptoms such as hives, itching, acne and headaches several years ago now. I was living a not-so-healthy lifestyle, (eating a poor/low nutrient diet, over-exercising and taking the oral contraceptive pill as treatment for my newly diagnosed PCOS.) It was then I became aware of the ‘health scene’, through websites like Mind Body Green and…

My Favourite Supplements for Gut Restoration

If you know me personally or have followed my blog posts, you may know that I am a big fan of supplements! I accredit a lot of my healing and health improvements to taking certain supplements, alongside diet and lifestyle changes- as sometimes they can only get you so far. When overcoming major health problems…

Goodness V’s Monthly News

Spring has sprung! The clocks have gone forward and the sun stays out longer. YEY! The warmer weather approaches and for many people detoxing and spring cleansing is a priority. I’ve pulled out my juicer from the cupboard and once again I will start juicing and flooding my body with nutrients which is another tool…

Goodness V’s Monthly News

Ben and Jerrys Ice Cream. Good news for all of the dairy-free people out there, popular ice cream brand Ben and Jerrys have introduced their dairy free ice creams this month! Finally, more and more alternatives to dairy are becoming available in cafes/restaurants/supermarkets which is great! The downside is that they are still LOADED in sugar (around…

Hypothyroid- Another piece to my health puzzle?

Being a nutrition student, spending many hours researching and studying health conditions can have its perks. Apart from coming home after many lectures,  convinced you I have mercury poisoning, candida or molybdenum deficiency, sometimes you just get that nagging little feeling that you have a certain health problem. It can be hard to pinpoint your symptoms to just one condition, as many of…

Goodness V’s monthly news

Here’s to the start of a new monthly blog post from Goodness V, where I will be sharing the latest health news updates from the wellness world along with my own personal updates. (Sorry its 2 days late!) January see’s the start of new resolutions and change in many peoples lives. Gyms become packed with couch potatoes…

A ‘Silent Inflammation’ Epidemic

If you have ever suffered with a health condition, you can appreciate the benefits of doing all types of medical tests you can get your hands on. And yes, while they are often super expensive, (if your paying for the in-depth private tests) they can give you great insight into what’s occurring in your body. Although I…

What Do I Eat?

Note: I know this post is going to be boring for most people to read, but since I’ve had many people asking about my food choices I’ve decided to write about it here! So, what diet do I follow?   The simple answer is… the REAL FOOD diet (actually I dislike the word diet, lets say lifestyle!) Shocking right?…

Product Review- Atrantil

Its always fun to start a new supplement don’t you think? Well…at least my geeky health friends will agree! After I successfully treated SIBO with antibiotics and herbals over a 6 month period, you might say I was a bit disheartened when my symptoms started to re-appear several weeks later. I knew that SIBO was a…